26 Feb '11, 12am

NYC homeless man finds daughter through Twitter

NEW YORK - A NEW York City homeless man has been reunited with his daughter after 11 years, thanks to Twitter. Daniel Morales was given a prepaid cell phone to create a Twitter account as part of a project on homeless people called Underheard in New York. Three weeks into the project, the 58-year-old decided to use the social networking tool to find his 27-year-old daughter, Sarah Rivera. The New York Daily News says on Wednesday he posted his cell phone number, her name and a photo of her at age 16. She called him the next day. On Friday, their reunion was recorded on WCBS-TV. Mr Morales said he was overjoyed. Ms Rivera said social networking was amazing. Mr Morales lives at a homeless shelter. His daughter lives in Brooklyn. -- AP

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